Kansas University senior Wayne Simien wept as he walked toward his parents amid a shower of flowers before Wednesday's Senior Night game against Kansas State at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kevin Pritchard, who played on Kansas University's 1988 national championship team, on Wednesday was named interim head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers.
The Big Three-Oh on The Big Five-Oh. On the Golden Anniversary of Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas University's men's basketball team made it 30 straight victories over Kansas State.
They saved the Big Dub for last, and there's a reason for that.
J.R. Giddens' first three-pointer missed by a wide margin on Wednesday at Allen Fieldhouse.
It wasn't a thing of beauty, but Kansas University golf coach Ross Randall was smiling Wednesday after the Jayhawks won the two-day Texas-San Antonio Invitational.
Former Kansas University men's basketball player Kevin Pritchard has taken over as interim head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers. Pritchard was the director of player personnel for Portland.
A local family in need had prime seats Wednesday night at their first KU basketball game. Kyra Welter has been dealing with difficulties since her husband, Steve, a Lawrence firefighter, was deployed to Iraq.
Jeremiah Massey found no solace in playing Kansas University tough on Senior Night.
Kansas University junior outfielder A.J. Van Slyke has been selected the Big 12 Conference Player of the Week. Van Slyke batted .556 with a 5-for-9 week, two home runs and six RBIs with a slugging percentage of 1.333 against Northern Colorado. His homers were a grand slam and a walk-off in the bottom of the 11th of Sunday's 9-8 win.
As special as Wednesday night was to the seniors on Kansas University men's basketball team, the evening was downright magical for an Osawatomie woman and her two children who had never been to a KU game before -- let alone to an intrastate rivalry as Allen Fieldhouse turns 50.
Simply put, Wilt Chamberlain was the best player KU's ever had, and his debut in December 1956 changed everything. His arrival on the Kansas basketball court against Northwestern is the No. 1 moment in Allen Fieldhouse history.
A wholesale change of venue is not on the schedule for Kansas basketball, but an update for Allen Fieldhouse is in the works.
Kansas University's Aaron Miles and Christian Moody were named to the 2005 men's basketball academic All-Big Conference 12 team, the league announced Wednesday.